$100,000 Recovered In Bicycle Accident Case

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 13-Year-Old Boy Injured While Riding His Bike Recover $100,000

Settlement: $100,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On May 25, 2007, a 13-year-old boy was riding his bicycle with his friend without a helmet and as he attempted to cross Margaret Street in the Frankford section of Philadelphia, he was struck by a vehicle causing him to hit his head on the ground. After the accident, the Plaintiff developed an aggravation of his pre-existing Attention Deficit Disorder (“ADD”) and began having suicidal thoughts. The Defendant-driver argued that the Plaintiff was responsible for the accident because he alleged that the Plaintiff crossed the street on a red light.

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$100,000 Recovered In Medical Malpractice Case

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 77-Year-Old Female In Adult Day Care Who Was Injured From Lack Of Assistance Recover $100,000

Settlement: $100,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On March 30, 2004, a 77-year-old woman with a known history of semi-paralysis and susceptibility of falling, was a participant in an adult day care at a large Philadelphia nursing home when an employee of the Defendant-nursing home seated the Plaintiff on the toilet and left her there unattended for approximately 30 minutes until the elderly Plaintiff attempted to get up from the toilet herself after ringing the call bell for assistance several times, causing the Plaintiff to fall and fracture her hip requiring surgery and the implantation of screws. The Defendant-nursing home was unsuccessful in arguing that the Plaintiff’s condition was well enough for her to be left on the toilet without assistance and settled prior to trial after a lawsuit was filed by Cooper & Schall, P.C.

$145,000 Recovered In Pedestrian/Auto Accident Case

Cooper, Schall & Levy helped 53-Year-Old Female Injured While Crossing The Street From A Motor-Vehicle Recover $145,000

Settlement: $145,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On October 13, 2005, a 53-year-old woman was crossing Conshohocken State Road in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania when she was struck by a vehicle causing her to fracture her leg requiring surgery to implant plates and screws. The Defendant-driver unsuccessfully argued that the Plaintiff was responsible for her own injuries because she was not crossing the street in the designated crosswalk area and settled after a lawsuit was filed by Cooper & Schall, P.C. It is worthy to note that Cooper & Schall, P.C. successfully resolved this case for the Plaintiff after it was initially turned down by several Pennsylvania law firms.

$150,000 Recovered In Uninsured Car Accident Case

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 13-Year-Old Male Injured In A Car Accident Recover $150,000

Settlement: $150,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On July 7, 2007, a 13-year-old boy was a passenger of an uninsured All Terrain Vehicle which was driven by his uncle on an unmarked dirt road in rural Pennsylvania when the ATV was struck by a law student who encroached on the Plaintiff’s right of way due to a known condition involving a boulder that protruded from the road causing the ATV to overturn and eject Plaintiff injuring his leg so badly that he required surgery to repair his fractured femur and multiple surgeries to remove dead skin tissue and graft new skin harvested from his thigh. The Defendant-driver argued that despite the severe injuries sustained, the Plaintiff regained normal use of his leg.

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$160,000 Recovered In Residential Accident

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 68-Year-Old Female Injured While Crossing A Street Recover $160,000

Settlement: $160,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On September 12, 2006, a 68-year-old woman was crossing a Center City Philadelphia street in the middle of the block and tripped and fell due to a depressed manhole cover in the street causing her to fracture her knee cap requiring 2 surgeries.

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$190,000 Recovered In Defective Product Case

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 57-Year-Old Female Injured From Collapsed Chair Recover $190,000

Settlement: $190,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On May 10, 2004, a 57-year-old woman was standing on a chair that she had purchased from a major furniture outlet to reach a videotape on a shelf when the leg of the chair collapsed due to improper welding, causing her to fracture her elbow requiring surgery to implant plates, screws, and bone prosthesis in her arm. The Defendant argued that the Plaintiff, herself, was negligent in standing on the chair.

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$300,000 Recovered In Birth Injury Accident

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 9-Month-Pregnant Woman, Whose Child Was Injured During Birth, Recover $300,000

Settlement: $300,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On February 27, 2006, a 9-month-pregnant woman presented to a major metropolitan Philadelphia hospital in the initial stage of labor and during delivery of her child by a nurse midwife using a birthing chair, the child was delivered with a brachial plexus injury and Erb’s palsy to his right arm. The mother of the child claimed that the child’s shoulder had become stuck during delivery which was refuted by the nurse midwife, who argued that the child’s injury was caused the intrauterine forces of labor.

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$300,000 Recovered In Automobile Accident

Cooper, Shall & Levy Help 33-Year-Old Mother Injured In Car Accident Recover $300,000

Settlement: $300,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On May 13, 2005, a 33-year-old mother of 3 children was picking up Chinese food for dinner in Chester County, Pennsylvania, when she was struck by the Defendant, who disregarded a stop sign, causing the Plaintiff to sustain disc herniations in her neck and back and nerve injuries requiring multiple injections and pain management to reduce her pain. Continue reading

$375,000 Recovered In Residential Accident Case

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help 61-Year-Old Female Injured When She Fell Due To Elevated Sidewalk Recover $375,000

Settlement: $375,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper/Robert Schall
Facts: On September 29, 2006, a 61-year-old woman was returning from a shopping trip in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when she tripped and fell on a portion of the sidewalk that was elevated ¾ inch, causing her to fracture her hip requiring surgery to repair the fracture and implant screws followed by another surgery to remove the hardware and insert a prosthetic hip. The Defendant-property owner argued that only a ¾ inch elevated portion of the sidewalk was too minor to warrant liability on their part since Pennsylvania Courts have found that defects under 1½ inches were too small for people to sue for.

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$500,000 Recovered In Car Accident Case Due To Clogged Drains In Philadelphia

Cooper, Schall & Levy Help Engaged Couple Injured In A Car Accident While Traveling Recover $500,000

Settlement: $500,000
Attorneys: Charles Cooper
Facts: On January 2, 2006, a young engaged couple was traveling on Henry Avenue in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia during a rain storm when the Defendant-driver, who was traveling in the opposing direction, hydroplaned due to a large puddle of water that had accumulated as a result of clogged drains located along Henry Avenue. As a result of this accident, both Plaintiffs suffered disc herniations; one Plaintiff having to undergo a cervical fusion and the other Plaintiff being forced to leave her lucrative job as a physician’s assistant.

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